His Majesty the King accepted the Mae Fah Luang Foundation under his Royal Patronage after the passing of Her Royal Highness the Princess Mother in 1995.
The Mae Fah Luang Garden received the PATA Gold Award from the Pacific Asia Tourism Association under the Tourism Development category.
The Pha Mee Drug Detoxification and Rehabilitation Center was founded to provide treatment for over 500 drug addicts and to prepare them to re-enter society with dignity.
The vocational training centers for sewing and weaving set up in Doi Tung, formally known today as the Cottage Industry Centre and Outlet. The year also marked the opening of the first Mae Fah Luang store in Doi Tung. Today, all of the Doi Tung stores are called the Doi Tung Lifestyle.
Navuti Co Ltd was established to run the Economic Forestry Project, with six shareholders, namely The Crown Property Bureau, Mitsui & Co (Thailand) Ltd, Siam Commercial Bank, Asia Bank, Euarchukiati Co Ltd, and Sakura Bank or Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. Shareholders agree that all profits will be designated for further social and community development of